Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 5th April 2004

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Driver's Trailer Park Dwelling Is All About The Surf

5th April 2004 2:24

British actress MINNIE DRIVER has unveiled the real reason behind her bizarre decision to live in a trailer park - it allows her to surf in her...

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Henstridge's April Fools Day Pregnancy Prank

5th April 2004 2:24

Actress NATASHA HENSTRIDGE is wary of April Fools Day (01APR) pranks because she once almost killed her mum when one practical joke went wrong. ...

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Viggo Scarred By Aladdin Sane Accident

5th April 2004 2:24

VIGGO MORTENSEN still shudders when he sees images of DAVID BOWIE as ALADDIN SANE, because it brings back painful memories of the time he ripped...

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Gervais Hits The Big Time

5th April 2004 2:24

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is taking advantage of his newfound celebrity status in Hollywood - he's trying to recruit SAMUEL L JACKSON for...

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Reubens Heard Of Police Raid On Elton Video Set

5th April 2004 2:24

Actor PAUL REUBENS discovered police had raided his home looking for child pornographic items while he was on the set of a SIR ELTON JOHN video. ...

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Doherty Promises Naked Girls On Prank Show

5th April 2004 2:24

Former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star SHANNEN DOHERTY is urging male fans to tune into her prank show SCARE TACTICS this season - because it's filled...

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Charlize Is 'Married'

5th April 2004 2:24

OSCAR winner CHARLIZE THERON is so convinced her boyfriend STUART TOWNSEND is her perfect match, she's telling pals they're married. The MONSTER...

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Zeta-jones Bidding For Murderess Role

5th April 2004 2:24

Actress CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is desperate to bring Welsh killer RUTH ELLIS to the big screen, in a bid to win the same success as OSCAR winner...

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Bullock's New Man Is A Monster In The Garage

5th April 2004 2:24

SANDRA BULLOCK has reportedly fallen for American TV mechanic JESSE JAMES after offering him a shoulder to cry on following his split from porn...

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Beckham Blasts Affair Reports

5th April 2004 2:24

Soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM has furiously rubbished reports he had an affair with his personal assistant, labelling the claims "ludicrous". British...

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Jessica Simpson's Grandparents Are Marriage Role Models

5th April 2004 2:24

Pop beauty JESSICA SIMPSON draws inspiration from her grandparents when it comes to tips on how to keep her marriage to NICK LACHEY hot. The...

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Italian Star Ferri Dies After Balcony Fall

5th April 2004 2:24

Italian singer GABRIELLA FERRI has died after falling from the third-floor balcony of her home near Rome. She was 62. Family members have denied...

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The Who Live On Within The Music

5th April 2004 2:24

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY refuses to let his bandmates' deaths spell the end of the veteran group, because performing the music they created...

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Cobain Writers Have New Evidence

5th April 2004 2:24

The conspiracy theories surrounding KURT COBAIN's death have exploded again in a new book by writers MAX WALLACE and IAN HALPERN, who insist the...

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Madonna's Anti-war Message

5th April 2004 2:24

Pop superstar MADONNA will use her REINVENTION tour as a platform to voice her strong anti-war stance. The outspoken singer - whose...

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Ozzy Files Complaint Against Family Doctor

5th April 2004 2:24

OZZY OSBOURNE's former doctor is to be investigated by California's state medical board over claims he over prescribed addictive drugs to the rock...

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Minogue To Woo Bond?

5th April 2004 2:24

Pop star KYLIE MINOGUE has emerged as the favourite to star opposite JAMES BOND in the new 007 movie. The sexy singer is reportedly eager to...

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Spears To Quit Tour?

5th April 2004 2:24

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS is begging tour bosses to scrap the remaining dates of her world tour, because she's struggling to cope with the heavy...

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Outkast Steal The Show At Kids Choice Awards

5th April 2004 2:24

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 got Saturday's (03APR04) KIDS CHOICE AWARDS off to a flying start by floating in high above the audience. Dressed as a...

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Kristin Puts Her Fat Dog On Weightloss Programme

5th April 2004 9:13

SEX + THE CITY star KRISTIN DAVIS has been forced to put her dog CALLIE on a strict diet after she piled on 20 pounds (9.07 kilograms) at a Los...

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Gina Gets Ready To Rock For Reality

5th April 2004 9:13

Actress GINA GERSHON has landed a rock 'n' roll reality show on the back of flop film PREY FOR ROCK 'N' ROLL. The BOUND star learned to play...

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Brittany Sells Up

5th April 2004 9:13

LATEST: JUST MARRIED star BRITTANY MURPHY has sold her Hollywood Hills home after moving into BRITNEY SPEARS' old pad. The actress made a small...

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Stallone's College Sideline

5th April 2004 9:13

SYLVESTER STALLONE paid his way through college in Switzerland by keeping randy mountaineers away from local girls. The movie star attended an...

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Hellboy On Top

5th April 2004 9:13

Hollywood's latest comic book hero has beaten THE ROCK to the top of the American box office charts and toppled SCOOBY-DOO. HELLBOY scored an...

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Keira Misses Out On Her Birthday Bash

5th April 2004 9:13

British movie star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY missed her own 19th birthday celebrations on the set of her new movie THE JACKET, when filming overran. The...

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Billy Bob Attacks The Critics

5th April 2004 9:13

BILLY BOB THORNTON has attacked critics who are threatening to ruin his new blockbuster THE ALAMO by writing stories suggesting the movie needed...

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Damon + Affleck Plan India Trip

5th April 2004 9:13

Hollywood buddies MATT DAMON and BEN AFFLECK are teaming up for a 15-day trip through India. Damon recently filmed scenes for his upcoming THE...

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Reubens Plans Appeal

5th April 2004 9:13

Shamed actor PAUL REUBENS has launched an appeal in a bid to clear his name as a sex offender. The troubled star, 51, had child pornography...

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Billy Bob: I Was Scared Of Angelina

5th April 2004 9:13

Movie star BILLY BOB THORNTON left his fifth wife ANGELINA JOLIE because he wasn't good enough for her. The couple split two years ago (02) and...

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Nick + Jessica Give Up The Single Life For Good

5th April 2004 9:13

Reality TV couple JESSICA SIMPSON and NICK LACHEY have finally committed to a life together - they have both sold their former homes. The pair...

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Combs Struggles With Broadway Role

5th April 2004 9:13

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is struggling with his Broadway stage debut, because he failed a school exam on the play he's starring in. Combs...

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Officials Consider Legal Action As Jackson Cheats The Tax System

5th April 2004 9:13

MICHAEL JACKSON is at the centre of yet another legal wrangle after falsely claiming a land conservation tax break on his sprawling NEVERLAND...

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Ozzy Astounded By Internet Drug Trade

5th April 2004 9:13

OZZY OSBOURNE is shocked how easily his daughter KELLY was able to buy vast quantities of painkillers on the internet. The Osbournes had a...

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Bob Dylan Is The New Face Of Lingerie Giants

5th April 2004 9:13

BOB DYLAN has become the unlikely new face of American lingerie giants VICTORIA'S SECRET after agreeing to appear in a new TV ad. The grizzled...

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Pink Wishes Singers Were More Political

5th April 2004 9:13

Singer PINK has blasted her pop contemporaries for lacking passionate political opinions. The GOD IS A DJ hitmaker, 24, believes her outspoken...

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Private Investigator Sets Out To Prove Kurt Was Killed

5th April 2004 9:13

A private investigator COURTENEY LOVE hired to find KURT COBAIN just days before the rocker died has urged Seattle police to take another look at...

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Kubrick Film Named Best War Film Ever

5th April 2004 13:56

FULL METAL JACKET has been named the Best War Film ever in a new magazine poll. American magazine DRILLS ranked STANLEY KUBRICK's harrowing...

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Thornton: I Won't Quit Smoking

5th April 2004 13:56

BILLY BOB THORNTON will never quit smoking, because he enjoys it too much - even though there's a history of lung cancer in his family. The...

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Vinnie Jones Tells Duvall How To Act

5th April 2004 13:56

Hollywood veteran ROBERT DUVALL was given acting tips from an unlikely source on the set of 2000 action movie GONE IN 60 SECONDS - acting novice...

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J.lo Ducks Out Of Gunge Attack

5th April 2004 13:56

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ disappointed young fans desperate to see her covered in gunge, by pulling out of a messy stunt at the NICKELODEON KIDS...

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Basinger To Auction Jewellery From Baldwin

5th April 2004 13:56

KIM BASINGER is selling all the dazzling jewellery her ex-husband ALEC BALDWIN gave her during their nine-year marriage - except for her wedding...

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Zeta Jones Persuades Parents To Keep Childhood Home

5th April 2004 13:56

Hollywood actress CATHERINE ZETA JONES has persuaded her parents not to sell her childhood home in Wales - because it holds too many happy...

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Willis Won't Be Best Man

5th April 2004 13:56

Actor BRUCE WILLIS has rubbished claims he will be best man at his ex-wife DEMI MOORE's wedding to ASHTON KUTCHER. The DIE HARD star was stunned...

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Beckham 'Lover' Confesses Fling To Her Brother

5th April 2004 13:56

LATEST: The woman alleged to have had an affair with soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM has tearfully confessed to her brother that she did slept with him. ...

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Russell Crowe Lonely On Location

5th April 2004 13:56

Movie hardman RUSSELL CROWE is struggling to cope on the set of his new film - as he's desperately missing his young family. The GLADIATOR hunk...

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Run Dmc Rapper Wants To Be Poet Laureate

5th April 2004 13:56

RUN DMC rapper JOSEPH 'REV RUN' SIMMONS wants to become the new poet laureate of New York borough Queens. The 39-year-old hip-hopper is busy...

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Busted Hunk Moves Lover In

5th April 2004 13:56

BUSTED heart throb CHARLIE SIMPSON is set to break the hearts of his legion of female admirers - by moving in with lover CAMILLA SMITH. The...

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Fred Durst Romances Model

5th April 2004 13:56

LIMP BIZKIT frontman FRED DURST has found love in London, in the form of a stunning 18-year-old Russian model MARINA SELIVANOVA. The ROLLIN'...

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We Broke The Rules, Admits Westlife's Shane

5th April 2004 13:56

Irish pop heart throbs WESTLIFE defied record bosses and refused to lie to fans about their girlfriends. Singer SHANE FILAN, who married...

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Beatle To Be Honoured By Home City

5th April 2004 13:56

Late former BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON will be honoured with a memorial garden in his home city of Liverpool, England. A garden will be opened in...

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Spears Gives A Revealing Performance To Music Bosses

5th April 2004 13:56

BRITNEY SPEARS has followed in JANET JACKSON's footsteps, by accidentally exposing herself to music industry executives during a private show. ...

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Victoria Beckham 'Never Trusted Assistant'

5th April 2004 13:56

LATEST: Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM suspected REBECCA LOOS would try to seduce her husband DAVID - months before their alleged affair. ...

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Revlon "Sex And The City" Ad Campaign

5th April 2004 17:38

Movie beauties HALLE BERRY, JULIANNE MOORE, EVA MENDES and JAIME KING have joined forces to front REVLON'S new SEX AND THE CITY inspired campaign...

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Tarantino To Make Kill Bill Animation

5th April 2004 17:38

Maverick director QUENTIN TARANTINO is planning an animated prequel to his KILL BILL movies - to show the early life of the deadly assassin. ...

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Zeta Jones To Star As Murderess

5th April 2004 17:38

Hollywood star CATHERINE ZETA JONES is overjoyed she's to play a murderess - because she can show the world she's truly a "great actress". Zeta...

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Mortensen Is Picky When It Comes To Love

5th April 2004 17:38

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star VIGGO MORTENSEN puts his single status down to his fussy and passionate nature. The 45-year-old has been single...

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Reubens Explains Plea Agreement

5th April 2004 17:38

Troubled actor PAUL REUBENS settled for a plea agreement in his child pornography case - because he feared a MARTHA STEWART-style court scandal. ...

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Keira Knightley Listens To Mum Over Scripts

5th April 2004 17:38

Movie beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has a foolproof method of selecting roles - she lets her playwright mother choose which movies she stars in. The...

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Winslet Knew Mendes Was The One

5th April 2004 17:38

Movie actress KATE WINSLET knew the moment she set eyes on husband SAM MENDES that he was "the one". The ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND...

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Bobby Ingram's Wife Found Dead

5th April 2004 17:38

MOLLY HATCHET rocker BOBBY INGRAM's wife was discovered dead on Thursday morning (01APR04), although police have yet to determine the cause of...

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Filan Wants To Sing Forever

5th April 2004 17:38

WESTLIFE singer SHANE FILAN will never stop singing - even when he quits the music industry. The MANDY star is currently concentrating on his...

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Abba Star Checks Up On Mamma Mia!

5th April 2004 17:38

Former ABBA frontman BJORN ULVAEUS is still actively involved in smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! - and regularly drops by unannounced to check up on...

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Connick Jnr Prefers To Be Uncool

5th April 2004 17:38

HARRY CONNICK JNR is happy to stay off celebrity guest lists - so he doesn't have to worry about going out of fashion. The IT HAD TO BE YOU...

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George Michael Fancies Timberlake

5th April 2004 17:38

Veteran pop star GEORGE MICHAEL is keeping his fingers crossed for an onstage snog with ladies man JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. The openly gay CARELESS...

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Pixies Delighted To Reform For Tour

5th April 2004 17:38

PIXIES rocker JOEY SANTIAGO is delighted the band have reunited for a tour - despite his initial reservations. The DEBASER guitarist is...

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Westlife Won't Break Up

5th April 2004 17:38

WESTLIFE are determined to carve out an enduring career as a four piece band, following the departure of BRYAN McFADDEN last month (MAR04). The...

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Ozzy + Jack Conquering Drug Demons

5th April 2004 17:38

Veteran rocker OZZY OSBOURNE and his son JACK have served up a little good news in what has been a terrible few months for the TV family - because...

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Smart Continues Campaign For Coastline

5th April 2004 20:58

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT star AMY SMART has added to her efforts to protect the environment by filming a special announcement urging people to stop...

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Billy Bob's Pig-saving Manoeuvre

5th April 2004 20:58

Quirky actor BILLY BOB THORNTON once rescued his pet pig ALBERT from choking to death by performing the Heimlich manoeuvre. The drama unfolded a...

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Gibson's Fatherhood Fright

5th April 2004 20:58

Hollywood superstar MEL GIBSON still has nightmares about the time he watched as his daughter almost run to her death in a busy road. The movie...

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Perlman Pushed Too Far As Hellboy

5th April 2004 20:58

Movie star RON PERLMAN was so convinced he was invincible as comic book hero HELLBOY, he insisted on shooting one stunt scene with a broken rib. ...

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Vartan Gets Engaged To J.lo In Monster-in-law

5th April 2004 20:58

JENNIFER GARNER's beau and ALIAS co-star MICHAEL VARTAN will become JENNIFER LOPEZ's troubled fiance in the upcoming comedy MONSTER-IN-LAW. ...

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Dyan Cannon Suffers Smoke Inhalation In Fire

5th April 2004 20:58

Former ALLY McBEAL star DYAN CANNON is recovering after suffering smoke inhalation from a fire which broke out in her West Hollywood condominium...

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Beckham Granted Compassionate Leave

5th April 2004 20:58

Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has been granted compassionate leave by his club REAL MADRID - in a bid to save his marriage. Following reports...

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Bob Dylan-inspired Wine To Go On Sale

5th April 2004 20:58

A bottle of red wine named after BOB DYLAN's 1974 album PLANET WAVES is expected to hit store shelves in the autumn (04). The beverage -...

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Zombies Star Loses Cancer Battle

5th April 2004 20:58

THE ZOMBIES' original guitarist PAUL ATKINSON has lost his battle with cancer, according to Internet sources. The rocker, who celebrated his...

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Strokes Singer Goes Missing

5th April 2004 20:58

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS got lost in the crowd during the group's Friday night (02APR04) show in Los Angeles when he insisted on...

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Todd Rundgren Still Calls Liv His Daughter

5th April 2004 20:58

TODD RUNDGREN always knew AEROSMITH singer STEVEN TYLER was the real father of his surrogate daughter LIV TYLER, but decided to raise her as his...

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Joel Recovering After Nasty Gash

5th April 2004 20:58

Rocker BILLY JOEL is recovering at home after a kitchen accident left him dripping with blood last week (ends02APR04). The singer was taken to...

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Abba Refuse To Reform

5th April 2004 20:58

ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has ruled out reforming the Swedish group - even if they were to be offered $1.1 billion. Ulvaeus, 58, has laughed off...

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Backstreet Boys Are Back

5th April 2004 20:58

The BACKSTREET BOYS are so pleased with new material they're currently recording for a new album, they're lining up an autumn tour (04). The...

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Whitney's Mother Plans Prayer Vigil

5th April 2004 20:58

WHITNEY HOUSTON's gospel star mother CISSIE HOUSTON will hold a special prayer vigil for the troubled singer in New York City tonight (05APR04). ...

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Morissette Gets 'Naked' At Juno Awards

5th April 2004 20:58

ALANIS MORISSETTE poked fun at America's censorship rules while hosting last night's (04APR04) JUNO AWARDS in Edmonton, Canada, by stripping off to...

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Early Drama On Brown And Houston Reality Show

5th April 2004 20:58

Troubled R+B star BOBBY BROWN's reality TV show has already run into drama - his wife WHITNEY HOUSTON picked up a speeding ticket as cameras were...

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